Creating Self-Sustaining Communities

Newark SAS

Utilizing the approach of social entrepreneurship, Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. (Newark SAS) is a community-driven, 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Newark, NJ that implements various initiatives to increase awareness of environmental issues through educational programs and hands-on training. We strive to assist with the creation of self-sustaining communities by developing pathways for green jobs that contribute to self-sufficiency and community empowerment. We are achieving this by partnering with residents, community-based organizations and stakeholders, including local businesses. Your unyielding support is helping our small steps lead to big victories. 

Science & Sustainability (SAS) Ambassador Program

SAS Ambassador Program 

This 8-week program will run from July 6, 2017 until August 31, 2017, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (with Fridays being a half-day), and consist of field trips, garden activities, community service, and so much more. The purpose is to provide an interdisciplinary approach towards learning. Through this process, we believe individuals will become more informed about their environment, and therefore, more likely to have a holistic understanding of themselves and the world they inhabit. Click here to learn more.


By combining the social logic of a nonprofit with the commercial logic of a for-profit, we provide a creative means of solving real world problems.

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Our programs allow individuals to become more informed about their environment and gain a holistic understanding of themselves and the world they inhabit.

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Here are ways you can play an active role and gain a greater understanding of environmental stewardship and community service.

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